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Ericsson demos mmWave-powered drone at its US smart factory

May 29, 2024

Ericsson has begun a proof of concept with an autonomous 5G mmWave connected drone with the aim of performing indoor activities within the Ericsson 5G smart factory in Texas.

Starting with autonomous inventory checks in the factory’s warehouse high racks, the drone’s indoor-optimized flight control, 5G-connected Nest docking station and live video streaming cameras enable a wide variety of sensing solutions using the Ericsson USA 5G Smart Factory’s 5G private network, the vendor said.

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